Hmm, what a crushie!

Do you have a sense that the New York Times has a big crush on our current governor, John Hickenlooper? And that there is some sort of fascination with Colorado? I find Colorado fascinating, too, and generous, and caring, and mainly progressive, but it is not nirvana. Check out the link below, and let me …

Grounds for Democracy: a new list to remind us of what we need to save

One of my favorite reads is The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) website and newsletter, which was founded by Charles Birnbaum in 2003. Before creating TCLF, Birnbaum for more than a decade was coordinator of the National Park Service Historic Landscape Initiative, after many years in private practice in New York City. As president and CEO …

For SCFD, those pennies add up over 30 years of supporting the arts

Last week, the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts revealed its new economic activity study pertaining to data gathered in 2017 on the impact the arts have in our state. The major “wow” was the economic activity in the arts and cultural sectors: $1.9 billion. That’s an 8% increase over the data collected in 2015. …